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Media Relations

  • Hear from the Experts on IFA 2019 Communication Strategies

    The IFA is Europe’s biggest consumer electronics show and plays host to hundreds of new product launches. To help businesses finalizing their IFA preparations, our team did extensive research and interviewed European technology media to provide unique perspectives from the IFA organizer, exhibitors and the media.   Established in 1924, the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) Berlin or the Berlin Radio Show, has grown into one of the best-known exhibitions in Germany and the biggest consumer electronics show in Europe. In 2018, 244,055 attendees from 129 countries and 1,814 exhibitors from 49…

    Content PR & Marketing August 8, 2019
  • An interview with TODAY, a media platform experimenting with content formats to better focus on millennials

    Media 101 with Yasmine Yahya, Supervising Editor from TODAY What are the specific stories that you usually look out for? Stories about ground-up initiatives that are seeking to make an impact on society, young people doing interesting things, stories that seek to explain issues that are relevant and important to our readers, whether that’s climate change, health, education, consumer trends, etc. What should PR professionals take note of when pitching to TODAY? We seek to write stories that are unique to us. Ideally, a pitch should present us with a…

    Media Q&A May 7, 2019
  • Video Interview with Kumparan Founder: How the Indonesian media landscape is quickly evolving

    Kumparan is a news platform founded in 2017, aimed at disrupting the online media industry by incorporating technology-based journalism and enabling interaction between users on one platform. Since their establishment, they have expanded to a team of 400 employees and 5,000 content creators, and generated an average of 2,500 content pieces per day, with 30 million monthly active readers. We sat down with Hugo Diba, the founder of Kumparan, to learn about how Kumparan came about, what contributed to its success and some of his tips for media pitches. Prior to setting up…

    Media Q&A April 22, 2019
  • Media Q&A with “Branding in Asia”: The latest thoughtful creative work beats celebrity content anytime

    Content marketing is an emerging form of marketing in South Korea as it is incredibly hard to get and hold the consumers’ attention in this tech-savvy country. To succeed, content needs to be creative, offer value while being infused with your brand’s core value propositions. This interview features Bobby McGill, founder of ‘Branding in Asia’, an online publication that features creative work and insights on branding, advertising as well as marketing, across the Asia-Pacific. Could you please tell us a bit more about yourself? I’ve been writing professionally since 1997.…

    Asia Specials April 4, 2019
  • PR Newswire’s Lynn Liu: Only Quality Content can Break Through Chinese Media’s Information Silos

    Lynn Liu is the Director of Audience Development and Distribution Services in PR Newswire, responsible for developing media relations and online distribution network in Mainland China, including social and mobile channels. Lynn holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism and a Master’s Degree in Public Relations, both from the Communication University of China.  He was in Singapore on March 15, 2019, and accepted an interview request to share his insights on an evolving Chinese media landscape and its impact on PR professionals. In your opinion, what were the key changes to…

    Asia Specials March 25, 2019